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st: Re: tsset and r451


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: tsset and r451
Date   Sat, 27 Aug 2005 09:51:52 -0400

Use -duplicates list orgnr year-

One of my students just ran into this problem with COMPUSTAT. You would think there would be only one record per firm-year, right? Apparently with name changes, it is possible to have two records per firm in the year of the switch...

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html


On Aug 27, 2005, at 2:33 AM, statalist-digest wrote:


I can't seem to get past the tsset and <r451> repeated time values within panel problem.

I have sorted by organzationnumber and year and I have looked through the complete dataset and have only one year for each organization.

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